Voter registration deadline approaching |

Voter registration deadline approaching

Daily Staff Writer

Monday is the last day to register to vote in the Colorado primary elections to be held on Aug. 10. Voters should also update their addresses by that date in order to vote at the correct precinct.Monday is also the last day to change or withdraw major political party affiliation. Unaffiliated voters may declare affiliation at the polls on the day of the primary.Voter registration application forms, which must be used for any changes to a voter’s records, can be downloaded at: Choose County Services/Clerk and Recorder/Voting and Elections. Registration forms can also be mailed out by contacting contact Helen Lindow, elections coordinator, at 328-8715. In addition, there are three Eagle County Clerk and Recorder’s offices in Eagle, Avon and El Jebel where the form is available.Voters wishing to vote earlier than the day of the primary or by mail may complete an absentee ballot request form. These forms are available online at, by mail by calling 328-8715, at local post offices or at any Eagle County Clerk and Recorder’s office. Absentee ballot requests must be received by the Clerk and Recorder’s Office no later than Aug. 3 if the ballot is to be mailed or Aug. 6th, the Friday before the election, if voting early in person.Residents can only vote early at the Clerk and Recorder’s offices in Eagle or El Jebel. Those offices are in the Eagle County Building, 500 Broadway, Eagle, or the Eagle County Community Center, 20 Eagle County Drive, El Jebel. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Aug. 2 through Aug. 6.For more information contact Helen Lindow, elections coordinator, 328-8715,; or Teak Simonton, Eagle County clerk and recorder, 328-8728,, or P.O. Box 537, Eagle, CO 81631.

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